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Obama citizenship issue has merit, AOL poll says

America Online is conducting a new poll asking readers whether they believe there is any merit to the controversy surrounding Barack Obama’s citizenship – and most respondents say “yes.”

There are more than 90,000 national votes in the unscientific survery. A full 52 percent of nationwide respondents believe people should be concerned about Obama’s citizenship, 42 percent say the controversy has no merit and 6 percent of voters remain undecided.

In all, 44 states agree that there could be merit to the Obama citizenship controversy.

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Among voters who said Obama’s citizenship shouldn’t be an issue, represented by 6 yellow states, an average only 50 percent of those states’ respondents sided with Obama.

However, Washington, D.C., overwhelmingly sided with Obama – with 71 percent voting to drop the issue.

On a similar note, WND poll asked readers, “Are you satisfied Obama is constitutionally eligible to assume the presidency?” A full 97 percent of 6,000 voters said “no.”

The top three answers were:

AOL readers posted comments under its poll results, including the following: